March 20, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Emergency Service District proposition to appear on May 10 ballot

Brownsboro Volunteer Fire Department could receive the financial boon it's been waiting for this year. More...

Murchison ISD safety fair

Murchison ISD Kindergarteners Matthew Faley and Cole Williams check out the Emergency Medical Service's medical helicopter during the school's March 13 safety fair. EMS workers L-R: Charles Cooper, Abby Meyer and James Jackson. More...

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March 24-28 (Milk served with meals)

BREAKFAST MON: Ready-to-eat cereal, Graham crackers, juice TUE: Sausage & pancake on a stick, fruit WED: Breakfast burrito, fruit THUR: Egg, sausage & cheese biscuit, gravy, fruit FRI: Morning sausage roll, More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Frank Hamilton Boroughs

Frank Hamilton Boroughs passed away on March 7, 2008, from congestive heart failure at the age of 78. He was born on April 8, 1929, in Asheboro, NC, to parents Earl Platte and Allene Boroughs, who preceded him in death. More...

Albert Mueller

Private services are to be held for Albert Mueller, 87, of Chandler under the direction of Tyler Memorial Funeral Home. Mr. Mueller was born April 15, 1920 in Dallas, Texas and passed away March 13, 2008 in Chandler. More...

Mary Lynn Miller

Services for Mary Lynn Miller, 51, Brownsboro, were held Tuesday at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home. Mrs. Miller died March 15, 2008, in Brownsboro. She was born Sept. 23, 1956, in Dallas and lived in the Brownsboro area since 1990. More...

Writer's Corner

Writers' Corner

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Letters

Letters To The Editor

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Historical

Coxey's Army

When our family gathered for a Thanksgiving feast in the 1940s or 1950s, one of the elders would pronounce it "enough for Coxey's army," except to my immature and ignorant ear, I thought they said "Cox's army." Either way, they referred to a not-so More...

He has risen

"Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen!" Luke 24:5-6 (NIV). St. Boniface Catholic Church of Chandler hosted an Easter play filled with music and drama detailing the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. More...

Deadlines pass for city elections

The deadline for write-in entries for positions to be filled in the upcoming area elections has passed, and the results have ended two elections before they began. More...

Brownsboro finances in good shape

During the budget analysis at the monthly Brownsboro City Council meeting March 13, mayor Ronny Harris said he was pleased with the current budget analysis. The analysis covers many aspects of city finances. More...

News

Water on the road: Turn around, don't drown

Floods are one of the most common hazards in the United States. For the past 30 years, the national average for deaths during floods has been 127 each year. In Texas, the death toll from floods averages 15 victims a year. More...

Here's to You America

The following individuals are proudly serving the United States of America in the Armed Forces. The Chandler, Brownsboro, Moore Station, Murchison and Lake Palestine communities are proud of you! More...

Master Gardeners present 8th annual conference

Chris Wiesinger, "The Bulb Hunter" is keynote speaker

Come and help us celebrate the arrival of spring gardening in East Texas on Thursday, April 10, 2008 at 6:00 pm at the Cain Center in Athens, TX. More...

Sports

JV Bears double-up Eagles

The Irish luck was not with the Canton Eagles on Monday night as they took Bear Field wearing solid green jerseys on Saint Patrick's Day. More...

East Texas Wolves upset Texas Xtreme 19-6

The Athens based Texas Xtreme semi-pro football team hosted the East Texas Wolves Saturday night at Brownsboro High School stadium. The Xtreme were defeated by a score of 19-6 to drop their season record to 1-3. More...

Bearettes fall in district opener

In their only game last week the Brownsboro Bearettes fell to the Athens Lady Hornets in the District 14-3A season opener 17-0. Brownsboro is scheduled to play in Chapel Hill today at 1 p.m. More...